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6 Healthy Tips for Starting the New Year On Track!

It's that time of year again! You know New Year's Resolutions and all of that.  A majority of people put losing weight at the top of their list, however, the goal often falls by the wayside by March. If this is one of your resolutions or goals for the year, let's do something different.  Follow my healthy tips.  Instead of saying, "I will lose ___ pounds," say to yourself, "I will make and maintain at least 6 new healthy habits this year." This post does contain affiliate links which ...

Roasted Vegetables – My Secret Way to Stay Trim

A few years ago after joining Weight Watchers or WW (as it's now called) I learned the best way for me to stay full and satisfied is to eat lots of vegetables for snacks as well as meals.  Unfortunately eating a ton of raw vegetables is sometimes too hard on my digestive system, but roasted vegetables are great. Prep roasted vegetables for the week! Every Sunday I make a big pan of roasted vegetables and put them in a few containers and use them over the week. It makes my life so easy having ...

Need a great mixer? Check out my new Nutrimill Artiste Mixer! Sale lasts until December 25th!

One of the perks of being a food blogger is getting to test out new products. I received this Nutrimill Artiste mixer (put in "gourmetdoneskinny" in the code section to get an unbelievable deal) last week. I had actually seen it last March at the Everything Food Conference and loved it. So imagine how excited I was when they sent me one to try! There was no pressure for a positive review but just my honest opinion. I'm still testing it out, but so far I absolutely love it! And that's saying ...

10 Healthy Recipes You Need to Make Now Before the Holidays

Why Do You Need to Make These 10 Healthy Recipes Now? Because of the craziness and stress of the approaching holidays! It's fall, you can feel the holidays approaching fast. Furthermore, you know the craziness that will be here in just a few short weeks. Yet you feel a bit helpless, as you have some time now, but know that's all going to change very quickly. These food centric holidays are coming and can be a nightmare at times for those of us trying to lose weight or even maintain our ...

How to Use the Instant Pot – I’m Scared to Death and Need Help!

So you bought an Instant Pot! Or did someone give one to you and you have no idea how to use it? Or are you just scared to death to use it?  I've had so many people tell me that they are scared to even try it as well as a ton of questions about how to use the Instant Pot lately. Never fear, Amy is here! I will teach you how to use the Instant Pot and will be adding more tips and tricks over time. Here are some tips and tricks to get you started. Getting Started Using Your Instant Pot If you ...